Polish - German Chamber of Industry and Commerce (AHK) published the results of the 10th Survey on investment attractiveness of CEE countries. For the third time in a row, Poland has been named as the best investment location in the region. “The real challenge is not to win one gold medal but to win it three times”, commented PAIiIZ president Sławomir Majman.
The investment attractiveness of CEE countries was surveyed among 116 foreign companies active on Polish market. Finally Poland scored 4 points and took over the Czech Republic by almost one point (3.1 points), and others leading countries as Estonia (2.97 points) and Slovakia (2.96 points).more...
Poland is a third bus and coach producer in Europe. This year, production and sales have risen, but this branch can expect a slow-down next year.
One year earlier, the situation on the market looked horrible: production had fallen down by one third, exportation decreased, and local market was weakened. Now, the bus producers makes up for losses. According to JMK analysts, in recent 3 quarters from productions lines, 8.4% more buses were finished. MAN – biggest producer in Poland- counts on rise of 20%. Moreover its rank in Starachovice were strengthened by launching a production line of Neoplan coach skeletons.
After entering the Moldavian market, Polish Sugar Company considers investment in Ukraine. The biggest producer of sugar in Poland, Polish Sugar Company wants to enter the Ukrainian market. According to media there, PSC is interested in investment in two new refineries in Wolyn, Vladimir Volhynia and in Horochov region. Information about plans has appeared after the visit of PSC authorities: Bartosz Peczkowski, director of strategy and development and Edward Wylupek, president of Werbkowice refinery. They met with local authorities and refineries’ share holder representatives.
Most possible is buying the first factory which is on the edge of bankruptcy and starves from capital. “Currently, the company does not have any investment projects or plans in Volhynia” – Sylwia Kalska from PSC said.